Posts Tagged ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

You Heard it Here First

Further evidence emerged today that the storied Wall Street Journal has well and fully become Fox News, only boring, a process that took even less time than I’d initially thought.  James Taranto typed the following today: “It’s not even Islamophobia, it’s beyond Islamophobia,” Daisy Khan, wife of Ground Zero mosque planner Feisal Abdul Rauf, told [...]

Don’t Bet the Farm On It

Today Joe Scarborough emerged, along with Ron Paul, as another lonely Republican opponent of the anti “Ground Zero Mosque” movement, using about the most risible argument I’ve heard so far: (h/t Raw Story) Republicans are going to be embarrassed at the way they’ve opposed a mosque — known as Cordoba House or Park51 — that’s [...]

Darwin Doing His Work

Having been in the construction business for over 20 years, I have never seen a more perfect storm hit my industry as the one we’re in now.  The overbuilding, chastened banks, excess supply, frightened homeowners, and mind-boggling paper losses have never happened all at once, and certainly not all across the country, in both the [...]

Days of Whine and Roses

To any objective observer, i.e. someone not addled by the American Media, it’s difficult to understand why Republicans are still so in love with 9/11, wallowing in it nine years on, like Miss Havisham in Great Expectations.  After all, It wasn’t exactly a high point for them and their stupid ideas.  They’d just “elected” their [...]

Fear Itself

The other day Mortimer Zuckerman went on The Ed Show on MSNBC, and blathered on and on about how all his fancy-pants “business” friends hated Obama because they were, unaccountably, “afraid” of him.  This tacit admission that the criminals and incompetents he runs around with know they couldn’t last five minutes without the constant indulgences [...]